thinking beyond

Dr hjacobs Jacobs

QUALIFICATIONS
B.Econ (UFS)
Higher Education Diploma - (UFS)
Hons.BComm (Economics) - UNISA
FDE Computer Literacy [cum laude] - (RAU)
Qualified Assessor (Unit Standard 115753) - Assessment College SA
M.A. Higher Education Studies [cum laude] - (UFS)
 
D. Tech Business Administration (CUT)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Work Integrated Learning
PUBLICATIONS
HS Jacobs and VN Teise. The Roles of Work-Integrated Learning in Achieving Critical Cross-Field Outcomes in a Hospitality Management Programme. Journal for New Generation Sciences (JNGS) 2014 (12)1:89-102.
Jacobs. H. 2015. Determining best practice from graduate employability: a work integrated learning case study in hospitality management. The African Journal for Work-Based Learning 2015(3)1:41-54.
Jacobs, H. & Dzansi, D.Y. 2015. Finding a Work-integrated Learning Strategy that Enhances the Employability of Graduates of South African Universities of Technology: A Research Agenda. Journal of Economics (6)2:102-109.
Jacobs, H. & Strydom, A. 2018. An Institutional Strategy Template to Optimally Enhance the Employability of Students through Work Integrated Learning. END 2018: International conference on education and new developments, Budapest, Hungary, 23-25 June 2018.
PRESENTED CONFERENCES, SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS
Paper presentation at World Association for Cooperative and Work Integrated Education (WACE) World Conference for Cooperative Education (1997) in Cape Town, South Africa entitled: “Cooperative Education: A Macro-Economic Policy Instrument for South Africa
Presented a paper at the (WACE) World Conference for Cooperative Education during June 1999 in Washington DC, USA entitled: “Management of Cooperative Education in Tertiary Institutions”.
Presented a paper at the Economic and Management Sciences Conference during 2001 at the Vaal University of Technology in South Africa entitled: “Adding Value to Employability of Students through Cooperative Education”.
Presented a paper at the national conference of the Southern African Society for Cooperative Education (SASCE) in Cape Town during 2002 entitled: “Arrangements for Cooperative Education in South Africa: A Belgian and German Perspective”.
Presented a paper at the WACE Symposium during June 2004 in Trollhättan, Sweden entitled: “Arrangements for the International Exchange of Students: Preparations for the South African Experience”.
A paper entitled: “Increased Customer Satisfaction during Experiential Learning” was presented at the SASCE International Conference in Durban, South Africa during May 2008.
A paper entitled: “The roles of work-integrated learning in achieving predetermined outcomes in hospitality management” was presented at the 7th International Conference on Education in Samos, Greece during July 2011.
A paper entitled: “An assessment of Service Learning as an effective pedagogy and curriculum strategy” was presented at the South African Technology Network (SATN) conference from 3-5 October 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.
Presented a paper at the Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa (HELTASA) conference from 27-29 November 2013 in Pretoria entitled: “Students learning effectively through Work Integrated Learning for success in a changing world”.
Presented a paper at the SATN conference from 14-16 October 2014 in Zimbali, South Africa entitled: “Determining best practice from graduate employability: a work integrated learning case study in hospitality management.”
 
A paper entitled: “The Work Integrated Learning Success Recipe: A quality blend of teaching and learning” was presented at the HELTASA conference from 18-21 November 2014 in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
 
Presented a paper entitled: “Teaching for employability: key concepts and best practice principles” at the Education and New Developments conference in Porto, Portugal from 27-29 June 2015.
Presented a poster at the Education and New Developments Conference in Budapest, Hungary from 23-25 June 2018 entitled: “An Institutional Strategy Template to Optimally Enhance the Employability of Students through Work Integrated Learning”.
Co-presented a paper with Prof Per Assmo of the University West entitled: “Reciprocating Work Integrated Learning Models for Sustainable South-North Partnerships and Development” at the SANORD Conference held at the University of Jyväskylä in Finland during August 2018.
Did a presentation on: “WIL concepts and employability in South Africa” at the WIL workshop held on 6 May 2019 at UWC as part of the SASUF research and innovation week from 6-10 May 2019 in Cape Town.
 
Paper presentation entitled: “Optimising employability: A Work Integrated Learning Curriculum Approach“ at the 22nd Uddevalla Symposium, June 27-29, 2019, at Gran Sasso Science Institute – GSSI, L ‘Aquila, Italy.
 
Presented a paper entitled: “WIL & Internships: Where there is a WIL there is a Way” at the the first South African National Higher Education Conference with the theme Reinventing SA’s Universities for the Future held in Pretoria from 2-4 October 2019.
 
A paper entitled: “WIL as pedagogy to transform education” was virtually presented at the VILÄR conference in Sweden from 3-4 December 2020.
A virtual presentation was made on: “A work Integrated Learning curriculum approach to enhance employability” on invitation at the SA Science Forum on 10 December 2020.
Presented a paper entitled: “An assessment of work-integrated learning as pedagogy in practice through the impact thereof on student development and employability” at the virtual WACE conference on 11 May 2021.

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  • Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3352
  • hjacobs@cut.ac.za